Notice of Funding Opportunity

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Jakarta of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Regional Workshop on the theme of Sustainable and Inclusive Cultural Tourism in a Post-COVID World. The six-day workshop (inclusive of arrival and departure days) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, will highlight how the cultural tourism sector can rebuild in a sustainable and inclusive way after COVID-19 disruptions to the tourism industry. The workshop will take place in July 2024.

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The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop, organize, and oversee the 2023 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit (YSEALI) Summit, pending the availability of FY 2023 funds. The four-day Summit (exclusive of arrival and departure dates) in December 2023 will gather over 150 YSEALI alumni participants across ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste ages 18-35. The award recipient is expected to design a youth-focused, high-energy, and dynamic Summit that will provide the next generation of Southeast Asian leaders the opportunity to build networks, discuss ideas, and develop solutions to contemporary challenges around the theme of Promoting Sustainable Economic Development in ASEAN countries. This year’s summit should also include a recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the program and it’s achievements.

For more information, please click here (PDF – 485 KB). Revised on March 27, 2023.

The U.S. Mission to Indonesia is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Notice of Funding Opportunity, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes on which we focus, and the procedures for submitting funding requests. Please carefully follow all instructions below. This notice is subject to availability of funding and proposals will be reviewed as received, on a rolling basis from the opening date onward. 

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Notice of Funding Opportunity
U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2023

The U.S. Embassy in Jakarta is pleased to announce a call for Proposals for the 2023 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Program.

AFCP aims to preserve archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression, such as indigenous languages and crafts. Please note that full implementation of the AFCP 2023 Program is contingent on the availability of funds in fiscal year 2023.

For 20 years, the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) has supported more than 1,000 projects in 130+ countries. The United States has invested almost USD 1,000,000 dollars in Indonesian cultural preservations projects, including preservation of culinary heritage by Pusaka Rasa Nusantara project and restoration of the Tjong A Fie Mansion in Medan.

Eligible project implementers include non-governmental organizations, museums, educational institutions, ministries of cultures, or similar institutions and organizations, including U.S. – based educational institutional and organizations.

How to Apply:

ROUND 1: Concept Notes

A Concept Note Form (MS Word – 92 KB) must completed in English and submitted via email to: (Subject: AFCP 2023 Grants Competition) no later than Dec. 31, 2022 23:59 WIB

  • The Concept Note Form (MS Word – 92 KB) must be completed and visuals need to be attached as separate files (JPEG, PNG, or PDF only).
  • Please do not send e-mail with win.rar and attachments or links.
  • You may send separate emails if the application does not fit in one email.
  • Proposals sent to any other address or in any different format will be deemed ineligible.

ROUND 2: Full Application Package

Please note that ONLY those applicants whose concept note is selected will be contacted for the second round of the application process. This is a change from past years’ process.

If selected for Round II, you will be asked to submit a full project proposal by March 31, 2023, 23:59 WIB

For more details on how to apply for the AFCP, including the requirements for the full project proposal, please review the full Notice of Funding Opportunity NOFO (MS Word – 46 KB).